MARKSVILLE, LA. (March 31, 2017) – Governor John Bel Edwards has appointed Tunica-Biloxi Police Chief Harold Pierite, Sr. to the Louisiana State Police Commission, representing the State’s 5th Congressional District. He was nominated by Loyola University New Orleans. Chief Pierite serves as board member of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana and has been a member of the
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana celebrated the grand opening of a new location for Sylvan Learning Center at its Cultural and Educational Resources Center on Thursday. The satellite center will offer tutoring to children across the Marksville area. The Tribe would like to thank the Marksville Chamber of Commerce for coming out to mark the event.
Sylvan Learning and the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana are pleased to announce the grand opening of a new location for Sylvan tutoring in Marksville. The new Sylvan Learning Center of Marksville is located in the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Cultural and Educational Resources Center. The grand opening celebration will take place Thursday March 30,
TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE OF LOUISIANA TO HOST EDUCATION DAY AHEAD OF ANNUAL POW WOW Tribe Encourages Local Schools To Participate In Native American Arts, Storytelling, Music and Dance The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana invites area children, students and families to come out and discover the diverse and vibrant traditions of Native Americans from across the U.S.
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has announced the hiring of Kurt W. Schmidt as Chief Financial Officer of Paragon Casino Resort. Schmidt will be responsible for the accounting and financial functions of the property. Schmidt brings to Paragon over 35 years experience as a CPA and 25 years experience as a CFO. Schmidt has an
TUNICA-BILOXI TO HOST 22nd ANNUAL POW WOW Marksville, La. (March 1, 2017) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana will host its 22nd annual Pow Wow Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, in the Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center at Paragon Casino Resort (711 Paragon Place, Marksville, La. 71351). Hosted each year in Marksville, Louisiana, the
THE TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE OF LOUISIANA AWARDED $2.3 MILLION GRANT TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT FOR TRIBAL STUDENTS Marksville, La. – (Oct. 14, 2016) – The U.S. Department of Education awarded the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana $2.3 million over the next four years to improve education and provide native students with the resources needed to be college
Annual Basketry Classes for Tunica-Biloxi Family Members Return Oct. 5 Marksville, La. – (Sept. 19, 2016) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) announced its Intertribal Basketry Summit and annual Pine Needle Basketry class schedule beginning in October. The LCRP invites master weavers throughout regional American Indian communities to its
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has announced the appointment of Michael A. Hamilton as general manager of the Paragon Casino Resort. Hamilton will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility. Hamilton brings Paragon over 20 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality industry with his most recent role as vice president of
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) announced “Tunica-Biloxi Family Day,” Tunica language classes and a “Story Time” event will be held this fall. LCRP programs are intended to enrich the Tunica culture by educating its youth and providing opportunities for the Tunica-Biloxi community to come together. The LCRP fall programs